Directors and Management
|Roman Shklanka, B.Comm. Ph.D|
Position: Chairman and Director
Dr. Shklanka is an explorationist with over 45 years of international experience in the mining industry which included positions as Chairman of Canico Resources Corp. (Onca-Puma deposit, Brasil), and Sutton Resources Ltd. (Bulyanhulu deposit -- Tanzania) and Vice President of Exploration for Placer Dome. His is the recipient of a number of achievement awards and is a recent inductee into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.
|Alfred L. Hills - BASc. P.Eng|
Mr. Hills is an engineering graduate in Mining and Mineral Processing with over 30 years of international mine evaluation, development, start-up and operating experience including 26 years with Placer Dome Inc.
|Michael J. Atkinson, B.A.|
Mr. Atkinson is currently President of Maverick Projects Inc., a private consulting company focusing on merchant banking opportunities. He has over 15 years of investment and venture capital industry experience including assisting in forming Quest Capital Corp.
|Jim O'Rourke, BASc, P.Eng|
Mr. O'Rourke is President and CEO of Copper Mountain Mining Corporation. A mining engineer with over 35 years of mine development and operating experience including positions as former President of Huckleberry Mines and Princeton Mining Corporation.
|Paul van Eeden, B.Sc.|
Mr. Van Eeden is the president of Cranberry Capital Inc., which, through its subsidiaries, invests in mineral exploration and other sectors. He is also a director of Evrim Resources Corp., Miranda Gold Corp., and Synodon Inc. In addition to Mr. Van Eeden's appointment to the Board, he has been appointed to the Audit Committee.
|Peter Bradshaw, Ph.D, P.Eng|
Dr. Bradshaw is a Geologist and Professional Engineer with 45 years of international exploration experience in over 30 countries. He was directly involved with discovery, evaluation and/or advancement of a number of properties, including Porgera Gold Mine, Papua New Guinea; Kidston Gold Mine, Australia; Misima Gold Mine, Papua New Guinea; and Omai Gold Mine, Guyana. Dr. Bradshaw is Co-founder and first Chairman of the Mineral Deposit Research Unit at the University of British Columbia as well as an Honorary Professor. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors for First Point Minerals Corp. and Aquila Resources.
|Geoffrey Bach, MBA, C.A.|
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bach has forty years experience as a chartered accountant in the mining industry, mostly with Placer Dome Inc. in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, exploration and at mining operations, holding a number of positions including Treasurer of its North American division.